Sunday Night football features two teams that need a win in week 6 as the 1-3 Washington Redskins visit the 2-3 Dallas Cowboys at 8:30 PM ET at AT&T Stadium.
The Cowboys played a great game last week despite losing 51-48 to the Broncos; the good thing is that they learned they can compete with the best.
“Romo played the best game that I’ve ever seen him play in his career — not only from the standpoint of how he executed, not only how he created plays, but his leadership,” owner Jerry Jones told the team’s official website. “If we can have that type of play from him and others, especially on the offensive side of the ball, I think we’ll win most of our football games left.”
“The fact that we weren’t able to win when the offense scored 48 points is absolutely unacceptable,” linebacker Sean Lee said. “Right now, we’re not a good defense. Two weeks in a row, we’ve given up way too many points and way too many yards. Until we get better, we’re not going to win.”
Dallas has a great chance to win this Sunday because the Redskins defense is one of the worst in the league. Washington is 28th defending the pass, and 31st against the run.
Washington is coming off a bye week, but Redskins QB Robert Griffin knows he has to step up to keep this game close.
“The start of the season didn’t go the way we wanted to, but we got the win before the bye, and that’s what we’ve got to keep doing,” Griffin said. “We know we can still go out and win this division. We’ve got to take it one week at a time, and it starts with the Cowboys.”
Washington is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against the Cowboys, but 5-0 ATS in the last five visits to Dallas. The NFL lines have the Cowboys as 5.5 point favorites.